Scholarship & Funding Opportunities

A list of funding resources for biology students, including scholarships for summer programs and post-graduate programs and monetary support for research.

  • Towsley Endowment for Winter Break Research

    September 28, 2017 at 9:23 am

    The Towsley Endowment provides financial support for Carleton students working with Carleton science and math faculty on campus (or in the field) over winter break. Awards fund student stipends ($450/week for full time work) for up to 3 weeks during winter break and can include expenses for travel and research supplies.

  • Kolenkow-Reitz Fund for Winter Break Research

    September 28, 2017 at 9:19 am

    The Kolenkow-Reitz Fund provides student stipend and travel support for Carleton students working with non-Carleton science and math faculty at another institution during winter break. Awards fund student stipends ($450/week for full time work) for up to 3 weeks and can include expenses for travel to the research site and research supplies.

  • Horizons Fellowship Opportunity

    September 14, 2017 at 10:42 am

    The Horizons Fellowship supports 150 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. No computer science background needed! Must be currently enrolled undergrad.

  • Horton Global Scholars Program

    May 3, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Purpose: To provide financial support to students who would benefit from, but are not thinking about the study abroad because of financial barriers, competing academic goals, or first-generation student status.

    For more information or to apply, visit:
    https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/ocs/money_matters/carletonscholarships/horton/

    Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

  • The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a memorial to Aurelio “Larry” Jazo, a long time migrant educator, by offering an annual award in the amount of $1,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant farmworker student who has a recent migration to Illinois.

    Candidates must have a recent history of migration to Illinois for agricultural employment, scholastic achievement, and financial need. Apply by May 15, 2017.

  • The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a memorial to Jean DeGrace Crandall, educator and friend to the migrant community, by offering an annual award in the amount of $2,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant farmworker or child of a migrant farmworker from Mexico with a history of migration to Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, or Westchester Counties in New York State. Though not required, but because of Jean’s personal interests, preference will be given to a student with a demonstrated interest in traditional Mexican art and culture. Apply by April 1, 2017.

  • The Geneseo Migrant Center has provided financial assistance to students across the country with a recent or ongoing history of movement to obtain work in agriculture since the inception of its first scholarship fund in 1974. Over the years, the number and size of the Center’s scholarship offerings have grown thanks to the generosity of many individuals. The Geneseo Migrant Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; therefore, donations to its scholarship funds are tax deductible.

    The Scholarship fund gives migrant youth across the country a chance to make choices regarding their careers and futures through grants in the amount of up to $250.

    APPLICATION DUE BY July 1, 2017.

     

  • The Geneseo Migrant Center has provided financial assistance to students across the country with a recent or ongoing history of movement to obtain work in agriculture since the inception of its first scholarship fund in 1974. Over the years, the number and size of the Center’s scholarship offerings have grown thanks to the generosity of many individuals. The Geneseo Migrant Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; therefore, donations to its scholarship funds are tax deductible.

    The Scholarship fund gives migrant youth across the country a chance to make choices regarding their careers and futures through grants in the amount of up to $250.

    APPLICATION DUE BY February 1, 2017

    For more information, visit their website at: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm

  • Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship

    January 26, 2017 at 9:41 am

    The Geneseo Migrant Center has provided financial assistance to students across the country with a recent or ongoing history of movement to obtain work in agriculture since the inception of its first scholarship fund in 1974. Over the years, the number and size of the Center’s scholarship offerings have grown thanks to the generosity of many individuals. The Geneseo Migrant Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; therefore, donations to its scholarship funds are tax deductible.

    The Scholarship fund gives migrant youth across the country a chance to make choices regarding their careers and futures through grants in the amount of up to $250.

    APPLICATION DUE BY April 1, 2017

    For more information, visit their website at: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm

     

  • AfterCollege Science Scholarships

    October 27, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    AfterCollege wants to help every college student and recent graduate discover their career path. Every year, they offer three $500 science scholarships for students currently enrolled in degree programs. The next application deadline is December 31, 2016.

  • PGAV Research Grant

    October 24, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    St. Louis-based destination design firm PGAV Destinations is offering a single $3,000 science grant to help further research regarding pollinators. Grant applicants must be U.S.-based and currently enrolled in an advanced degree educational program. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2016.

  • David Projects for Peace

    October 24, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    On 85 campuses across the country, 100 Projects for Peace will be funded this year. Prizes are $10,000 each and must be designed to promote world peace. Carleton can submit one proposal that will receive funding and one alternate that might receive funding. The internal deadline is January 16, 2017.